Auction 127, Lot 609

"Russia Obiter Delineata et adumrata", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Russia and Ukraine

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Historiae Universalis Auctorium

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 2.6 inches
10.9 x 6.6 cm

This tiny map of Russia and the Ukraine is very scarce. The map illustrates the major river and cities. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctarium. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A

There is some paper loss in the blank margins, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/25/2009